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How to ASK for HELP in German (and get people to help)

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MARIEEntschuldigung? Mein Auto springt nicht an! Können Sie mir sagen, woran das liegt?(Excuse me? My care won’t jump. Could you tell me, why that is?) VIBEKETut mir Leid, mit Autos kenne ich mich nicht aus.(I’m sorry, I’m not good with cars.) MARIEOkay. Danke trotzdem.(Okay. Thanks anyway.) Whether you got lost, your car broke down or…
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This is How you APOLOGIZE in German

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DENISAHey, Vanessa! Bedrückt dich etwas? Du siehst traurig aus.(Hey, Vanessa! Is something bothering you? You seem sad.) VANESSAJa, Denisa, ich habe es vermasselt. Ich muss mich bei jemandem auf Deutsch entschuldigen. Aber ich weiß nicht, wie.(Yes, Denisa, I messed up. I need to apologize to someone in German, but I don’t know, how.) DENISAKeine Sorge,…
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This is the German at home: you will hear this in a German-speaking household!

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MUTTERKinder!(Kids!) KINDJa?(Yes?) MUTTERKommt, das Essen ist fertig!(Come, the food is ready!) KINDWir kommen!(We’re coming!) Hallo! Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Denisa (Hello! I’m Spring German teacher Denisa), and in this video, you will learn all the chunks you will hear when in a German-speaking household. Be it as a guest or a family member. Los…
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Checking-In at the HOTEL in GERMAN

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Hallo und wilkommen bei Spring German. Ich bin Denisa. In this video, I will prepare you for your trip to Germany and everything around German hotels. What chunks do you need to know when checking-in at a German hotel? Let’s find out. Los geht’s! 1. Anreise (arrival) PAULWillkommen im Hotel „Gold”. Haben Sie eine Reservierung?(Welcome…
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Do you know all CLOTHES in German?

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Society demands we wear clothes. So does the weather. Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Brunhild. Heute sprechen wir über Kleidung! (Today, we speak about clothes!) 1. Unterwäsche (Underwear) Let’s start our Klamotten (clothes) journey by listing the clothes touching our skin. When we get dressed, we first put on Unterwäsche (underwear). Which means: When I…
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German Love Language: The Art of Romantic Conversations in German

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BRUNHILD to DOGSo eine süße Maus bist du!(You are such a cute mouse!) Who doesn’t enjoy liebevolle Umgangsformen (tender modes of behavior)? Plus, everybody knows that being selbstbewusst (self-confident) and able to talk about our Gefühle (feelings) is sexy! So here we go, a video to teach us how to use German love language. Ich…
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DON’T Say DANKE in German! Say THESE 5 Alternatives Instead!

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DENISA (in different situations)Danke! Danke! Danke!(Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!) There is nothing wrong with saying danke in German (thanks). But maybe we should switch it up from time to time. There are more alternatives depending on the context. Let’s look at 5 of them. Ich bin Denisa von Spring German. Bist du bereit?…
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DON’T Say TSCHÜß in German! Say THESE 5 Alternatives Instead!

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DENISA (in different situations)Tschüss!Tschüss!Tschüss! Tschüss in German is the right word for you if you want to say goodbye. But there are more ways to say farewell. I am Denisa from Spring German. Today, in this video, I’m going to show you five alternatives. Are you ready? Let’s get started! 1.Bis später/Bis bald/Bis dann Are…
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Stop Saying “Hey Süße!”: How to Flirt in German

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MAXKim, du siehst heute sehr hübsch aus.(Kim, you look very pretty today.) KIMWirklich? Nur heute? Danke…(Really? Just today? Thank you…) MAXImmer doch.(Always.) Flirten auf Deutsch will gelernt sein! (Flirting in German has to be learned!) So let’s learn it! Mein Name ist Spring German Lehrerin Brunhild. Hier kommen 3 Tips, wie du auf Deutsch flirten…
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7 Different Ways to say Say Thank You in German (Not Danke)

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You probably already know that “Thank you” means “Danke” in German. It is used to express gratitude, similar to “thanks” or “thank you” in English. But, if you want to sound more like a native speaker, there are so many more nuanced ways of expressing your gratitude. Today you learn 7 alternatives to “Danke”. I’m…
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5 GERMAN FILLER WORDS That Make You Sound Like a Native Speaker

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Hallo und Willkommen bei, naja, Spring German! Ich bin Denisa. Heute geht es um Füllwörter, weil, ähm, naja … wenn man die Füllwörter halt benutzt, klingt man ja irgendwie wie ein Muttersprachler. (Hello and welcome to, you know, Spring German! I’m Denisa. Today is about filler words because you know, yeah … if you use…
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If you are constantly FORGETTING German words, DO THIS!

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if you are constantly FORGETTING German words, DO THIS! VANESSAIch vergesse immer deutsche Wörter.(I always forget the German words.) DENISAWie lernst du denn?(How are you learning?) VANESSAIch schreibe Vokabeln auf und lerne sie auswendig.(I write down the vocabulary and learn them by heart.) DENISADas ist der Fehler. Ich gebe dir mal ein paar Tipps.(That’s the…
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The BEST NETFLIX ORIGINALS To Learn German (And the BEST Way to Watch)

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Hallo und willkommen bei Spring German. Ich bin Denisa, eure Spring German Lehrerin. (Hello and welcome to Spring German.) As you know, one of the funniest ways to learn German is through movies and series. It improves our listening skills a lot, genauso wie unsere Spring German Videos (same as our Spring German videos). Netflix…
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Trouble with SEIN? Learn it with CHUNKS, never forget it again (Conjugation)

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Hallo und Willkommen! Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Denisa. Du bist bei Spring German. (I’m Spring German teacher Denisa. You are at Spring German.) Did you realized that I conjugated the verb sein (to be) already? This video is about the conjugation of the irregular verb sein (to be). Los geht’s! 1. Ich bin (I…
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Speak about your FAMILY in German

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From our favorite Opa (grandpa) to our beloved Hund (dog) – family is everything, right? Mein Name ist Spring German Lehrerin Brunhild und hier sind unsere Familienmitglieder! (I’m Spring German teacher Brunhild, and here are our family members!) 1. Die Eltern (the parents) MARIEKommen deine Eltern zum Elternabend?(Are your parents coming to the parents-teacher conference?)…
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5 Ways to Learn German with this FREE supersmart AI TOOL (Chat GPT)

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DENISAVanessa, ich habe etwas Neues für dich,, um besser Deutsch zu lernen.(Vanessa, I have something new for you in order to learn German in a better way.) VANESSAEcht? Was denn?(Seriously? What is it?) DENISAEs heißt ChatGPT. Es ist ein Chatbot, der alles ändert.(It’s called ChatGPT. It’s a chatbot that changes everything.) Hallo! Ich bin Denisa…
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Trouble with HABEN? Learn it with CHUNKS, never forget it again (Conjugation)

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VANESSAUnd welche Haarfarbe hat er?(And which hair color does he have?) DENISAEr ist blond. Aber du hast deine Haare gefärbt, oder?(He is blonde. But you have dyed your hair, right?) VANESSAJa. Ich habe jetzt pinke Haare.(Yes. I have pink hair now.) DENISASieht gut aus.(Looks good.) VANESSADanke.(Thanks.) In this dialogue the girls talk about hair colors….
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How to SPEAK about YOUR JOB in German

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SAGAWas ist dein Beruf?(What is your occupation?) MRS. SCHMIDTWomit verdienen Sie Ihr Geld?(What are you earning money with?) MONIKAWomit arbeiten Sie?(What’s your work?) KIMWas hast du für eine Ausbildung?(What is your education?) ELSAWas hast du studiert?(What did you study?) These are all questions aiming at one thing: To get an outline of you as a…
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This is How you DESCRIBE PEOPLE in German (German Adjectives)

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Denisa waves to someoneVANESSAWer ist das?(Who is that?) DENISADas ist Marcel. Ich kenne ihn von der Arbeit.(That’s Marcel. I know him from work.) VANESSAEr ist echt groß und … was ist das Wort?(He is really tall and… what is the word?) DENISAIch weiß nicht, was du meinst.(I don’t know what you mean.) Hallo und Willkommen…
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DER? DIE? DAS? The German Articles (how to never forget them!)

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VANESSAHow do I translate “the” in German? DENISADa gibt es drei Optionen.(There are three options.) VANESSADrei?(3?) DENISAYes. Der, die and das. Komm. Ich erklär’ es dir.(Come. I’ll explain it to you.) Let’s learn the definite articles and the indefinite articles and what the differences are in this video. Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Denisa. Bist…
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The GERMAN Alphabet and its challenges (includes Ä, Ö, Ü)

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MARTINAMeine Adresse ist Heinle Straße 1.(My address is Heinle Street 1.) VANESSAKannst du mir das bitte buchstabieren?(Can you spell that for me please?) MARTINAOh, entschuldige. Ich habe das Alphabet noch nicht gelernt.(Oh, sorry. I haven’t learned the German alphabet yet.) To not be in the same situation as Martina, let’s learn the German alphabet together….
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German BASICS for Beginners: Your first Conversation!

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When you’re in Germany for an exchange year, have a German friend or a German client, these following conversation basics will save you in every situation. Los geht’s! Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Denisa. Fangen wir mit den Begrüßungen an. (Let’s go! I’m Spring German teacher Denisa. Let’s start with the greetings.) 1. Begrüßungen (Greetings)…
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Du VS Sie? How to address people in German!

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RECEPTIONISTGuten Morgen, Frau Fischer! Haben Sie gut geschlafen?In Germany, we use different second-person personal pronouns in order to not offend the person we’re talking to. Ich bin Spring German Lehrerin Brunhild und heute lernen wir den Unterschied zwischen Du und Sie. (I’m Spring German teacher Brunhild and today we’ll learn the difference between the formal…
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